Higher Education and the Future of Graduate Employability

A Connectedness Learning Approach

Edited by Ruth Bridgstock, Professor of Teaching and Curriculum Innovation in The Centre for Learning Futures, Griffith University and Neil Tippett, Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Division of Education Arts and Social Sciences, University of South Australia

This book challenges the dominant ‘employability skills’ discourse by exploring socially connected and networked perspectives to learning and teaching in higher education. Both learning and career development happen naturally and optimally in ecologies, informal communities and partnerships. In the digital age, they are also highly networked. This book presents ten empirical case studies of educational practice that investigate the development of learner capabilities, teaching approaches, and institutional strategies in higher education, to foster lifelong graduate employability through social connectedness.



2019 296 pp Hardback 978 1 78897 260 4 £85.50 £95.00 $130.50 $145.00

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